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Lighting Lego

A while ago, my brother asked me to make some panels to light up some Lego models he'd made. I designed a PCB which had holes in the right places to be mounted on Lego bricks.

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Light sabres

After doing that, I had a thought: Could I light up a light sabre in the hands of a minifig?

After a bit of carefull drilling and soldering thin wires to a surface mount LED, I had something working:

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And in the dark, it's even better!

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There was just something missing - ah yes, an opponent!

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The last picture you can see the wires coming out of Obi-Wan's sabre.

Also, the ledge they're standing on is the frame from the lighting panels...

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